No. 8 Valley Regional 55, No. 25 Bolton 39 >> Defending Class M champion Valley Regional outscored the Bulldogs 31-19 in the second half and advanced in their Class S opener Monday at Deep River.
Senior guard Jake Luster had a game-high 19 points, junior Chris Jean-Pierre had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds and junior David Bradbury collected nine points, 15 rebounds and six assists for the Warriors (17-6).
Colin Cordero had 15 points for Bolton (8-13).
Valley will host No. 9 Windsor Locks (16-5) in the second round on Wednesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.
No. 6 East Hampton 72, No. 27 Haddam-Killingworth 42 >> The Bellringers had five players in double figures and rolled past the Cougars Monday in the opening round of the Class S tournament at East Hampton.
Colin Parks had 14 points, Matt Booth and Jake Vickery each had 12 points, Cody Bernard had 11 points and Matt Vasquenza added 10 points for East Hampton (20-4).
Kyle McCormick had 10 points and Luke Ford added eight points for H-K (8-13).
The Bellringers will host No. 22 SMSA (11-10) in the second round on Wednesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.